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Maples Group
The BVI Commercial Court provided welcome guidance on the standing of an appointing party to interfere in a receivership.
Walkers
The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council has handed down judgment in the case of Chu v Lau [2020] UKPC 24 (on appeal from the British Virgin Islands) on 12 October 2020.
Carey Olsen
Exential Investments Inc. (the "Company") formed part of a group of companies (the "Exential Group") that operated a Ponzi scheme between 2011 and 2016.
Walkers
Following the economic substance reforms that took effect in the BVI from the start of 2019, most BVI companies have until the end of December 2020 to submit their first economic substance report.
Carey Olsen
The flexible corporate legislative framework in the British Virgin Islands makes the BVI an attractive jurisdiction for incorporating public companies.
Maples Group
As annual British Virgin Islands ("BVI") Registry fees are now payable for those BVI companies that were incorporated or registered in the second half of the year...
Carey Olsen
Jeremy Lightfoot and Catie Wang discuss the recent case in which the BVI Commercial Court has confirmed that the Court has the jurisdiction to appoint the company's registered agent...
Conyers
Corporate guarantees are commonly provided by British Virgin Islands (BVI) companies. The BVI statutory regime makes the provision of such guarantees simple and efficient.
O'Neal Webster
British Virgin Island law sets out clear procedures for striking off, dissolution, and restoration of BVI companies. Governed by the BVI Business Companies Act and the Insolvency Act...
Carey Olsen
A condition precedent that is frequently included in corporate and finance transactions involving one or more BVI companies, is the request for a certificate of good standing ("COG") from the Registry of Corporate Affairs...
Ogier
The enforceability of digital contracts and electronic signatures (e-signatures) in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) is presently governed by the Electronic Transactions Act 2001 (the Act).
O'Neal Webster
O'Neal Webster has advised on a JPY 3.8 billion British Virgin Islands plan of arrangement which was recently approved by the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands) on April 6, 2020.
Conyers
Many businesses are currently experiencing unprecedented pressure on their cash flow as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the governmental restrictions which are being implemented around the world.
Conyers
Many businesses are currently experiencing unprecedented pressure on their cash flow as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the governmental restrictions which are being implemented around the world.
Campbells
For many years, bearer shares were viewed as an attractive option by many when it came to holding shares in BVI companies.
Ogier
Companies that have been incorporated in other jurisdictions may be permitted to change their jurisdiction of incorporation to the British Virgin Islands ("BVI")
Walkers
M&A activity involving a British Virgin Islands company is principally regulated under Part IX of the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004 (as amended, the "Act").
Ogier
Ogier has acted as British Virgin Islands counsel on the upsized Initial Public Offering on NASDAQ of East Stone Acquisition Corp., which closed 24 February 24 2020.
Walkers
There is no express power conferred by the BCA upon a BVI company or its directors which would permit them unilaterally to 'correct' any entry in the register of members.
Vistra
We shared in our prior article, that with the passing of the Singapore Companies (Amendment) Act 2017 (the "Act"), foreign corporate entities are now permitted to transfer...
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